A grassroots pro-family group has joined the growing list of
organizations and individuals who oppose Obama's selection of Chuck
Hagel to become the next secretary of defense.
The Traditional Values Coalition (TVC) is echoing
of Lt. Col. Bob Maginnis -- that the former Nebraska senator
"will say anything to get a job."
TVC executive director Andrea Lafferty contends
Hagel should not have apologized for opposing radical homosexual
activist James Hormel in 1998, when the Hormel Foods heir was
nominated by Bill Clinton to be ambassador to Luxembourg (
related article). TVC spearheaded the effort to expose the
nominee 15 years ago.
"I went to the Hormel library in San Francisco and spent three
days there bringing forth all of this filth and disgusting stuff
that was in this man's library," Lafferty tells OneNewsNow.
"And because of that information, his nomination was killed 15
years ago. And now Hagel's apologizing for it? We have a guy, Chuck
Hagel, who will say anything to get a job, and he is apologizing
for speaking the truth 15 years ago."
The TVC executive adds that Hagel is clearly out of the
mainstream for now favoring homosexuals serving openly in the
military, and also in his opposition to Israel. Her group is
hopeful Senate Democrats will present enough opposition to block
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